Athletic Training

Aquatic Therapy for Return to Play Protocols Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Recently, we hosted the webinar, “Incorporating Aquatic Therapy into Functional Rehab for Return to Play Protocols & Progressions.” In this webinar, Rod Scott, ATC, MS, CES, PES, Associate Athletic Trainer for the Jacksonville Jaguars located in Jacksonville, FL, discussed innovative ways of incorporating aquatic therapy into functional rehab for return to play protocols and progressions. Access this webinar on-demand […]

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Aquatics For Balance and Strength Training Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

What physical or occupational therapist isn’t looking for unique ways to safely improve patient outcomes while following scientifically-proven protocols? The recent webinar, “Use of Aquatics for Balance and Strength Training Programs,” offered just that to viewers thanks to presenter Rachel McDermott sharing tips she’s learned from her 18+ years as a PTA and 8+ years as the Director […]

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Spring Training Means Plenty of HydroWorx Therapy Pool Use!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill

Whether famed groundhog and would-be meteorologist Punxsutawney Phil was correct or not, spring is around the corner, and that means baseball season isn’t far away! There are tons of ways that professional baseball teams prepare for spring training, including by getting their HydroWorx therapy pools ready for use. In fact, you may not realize it, but […]

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Tips for Designing a New Facility Featuring Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine

Adding hydrotherapy to your facility can seem like quite an undertaking with several factors to consider. Having gone through the process himself, Randy Cohen, University of Arizona Athletic Trainer and Associate Director of Athletics, recently shared some practical tips for effective hydrotherapy pool room design. Randy Cohen was gracious enough to show off their well-equipped hydrotherapy-related rooms in this video. During […]

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Hydrotherapy for Pro Athletes After ACL Reconstruction Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Webinars

On January 14, 2016, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Use of Hydrotherapy in the Rehabilitation of Professional Athletes Post-ACL Reconstruction.” In this webinar, Ryan Bitzel, MPT, Rehabilitation Coordinator for the San Diego Padres, located in San Diego, CA with a spring training facility in Peoria, AZ, presented on his aquatic therapy strategies used during ACL reconstruction for professional athletes, specifically baseball […]

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Free Webinar: Rehabilitation of Offensive Lineman Utilizing Aquatic Therapy Following Syndesmotic Ankle Reconstruction

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

One of the biggest concerns for a collegiate athlete recovering from an injury is whether they can stay in shape throughout the rehabilitation process.  Additional conditioning time after rehabilitation is complete can mean even more time off the field. Aquatic therapy allows athletes to maintain conditioning while they rehab meaning that they are closer to […]

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Introducing the NEW HydroWorx 350

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Running, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

If you’ve been keeping up with HydroWorx news in the past 6 months, you may have noticed that we recently introduced the HydroWorx 300, making water therapy and performance now available to any facility. The 35″ x 80″ unit easily fits through a 36″ door and can be installed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for physical […]

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Groin Injury Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips

Groin injuries range in type and severity, often in the form of a strain or pull. In this case study, the athlete initially noticed groin pain during cutting drills while attending The Ohio State University football camp. The pain continued and eventually became so severe that he had limited ability to practice or play. After multiple doctor visits […]

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Introducing the Second Nominee for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill

“You have a left leg closed fracture, shaft fracture and compartment syndrome.”  It’s the news no football player wants to hear, especially a freshman lineman.  Yet those were the unfortunate results after an 18-year-old University of Tennessee first-year student was involved in a very serious motor vehicle accident.  Perhaps worst of all for the athlete […]

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Introducing the First Nominee for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED)

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

When Duke University’s NCAA Men’s Division I basketball team won the National Championship this year, the team’s abundant talent was on display.  One player stood out in particular, a freshman rising star who snagged the coveted title of USBWA National Freshman of Year.  What many viewers didn’t know was that he could have been sidelined or under-utilized during the final four […]

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